Learning in the Digital Age

Learningin theDigital Age

Billof Rights andPrinciples

Onlineeducationis andwillcontinueto shapeeducationin an insightful manner.Tobe in a position reapthebenefitsof digital education,bothteachersandstudents,there are fundamentalrightsandprincipleswhich should bemaintained.Therightto learn,the rightaccess,rightto privacy,rightto createpublicknowledge,andto financialtransparency,rightto intellectualpropertyandpersonaldata, rightto be andto havegreatteachersandprinciplesto global participation,flexibility,value,innovationandhybridlearningare crucialto makedigital learningaccessibleandbeneficialto allhumanbeings.

Theseconceptsof rightharkensto thecontemporarypoliticalera,wherehumanbeingsbelievethatsomethingsin theworldare inalienable.Rightsweremeant to bring stability and order, asgovernmentstriedto reactto theaspectsthat wereperceivedto separate humanfrom his rights.Someof theserightsdonot standup in thisparticularscenario.Forexample,theprivacyrightis not a newphenomenon,in manystatesthereis an obligationof educationinstitutionto protecteducationrecordsof studentswithin their jurisdiction(Mitrano, 2013). Protectionsof gradesandpersonalidentificationhavebeena crucialfactorthefederalprivacylawin theUS. There are nosystemsthat would denylearnersintellectualpropertyof their originalwork.

Financialtransparencyis a grandideadespitethe fact thatin thecurrenteducationsetupithas beenpartandparcelof thedata elementform.Everyindividualhas therightto demandanyinstitutioninformationtheywantto access.Thisarticleshould havegonefurtherto givedetailsin whatwayseducationinstitutionscan releaserevenueflow,sothateveryone can knowthehiddencostsof highereducation(Mitrano, 2013). Rightswillnot bringthechangesthat areanticipated.Itis crucialthatthecommunityof learnersandteachersunderstandthatrightsthatcomewith responsibilities.Weshould allconsiderour responsibilitiesto teachwell,anddutyto learnaptly, andto haveexperiencespertinentto intellectualautonomyandcontributiontowards global citizenship.

DougLederman’s article‘’Digital Learning, fortheLearners ‘’ is meantfortheacademicscholarsespeciallydrafters of rightsthat should governdigital learning.Thearticlecritiquesgroupof scholarswhodraftedtherightsandprinciplesforeducationinthe digitalplatform.Thisarticlehighlights theimportanceof involvingallstakeholders to avoidexcludingprincipalparties.

Reference

Mitrano,T.(2013).Critiqueof `Bill of Rights and Principles for ’.Retrieved June 10, 2013, from:

http://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/law-policy-and-it/critique-bill-rights-and-principles-learning-digital-age#ixzz34DFuf1Uz